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MAR
21

Corduroy Storytime

Thu, Mar 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books city for corduroy storytime toddler time

Join us for a special storytime including a reading of Don Freeman's Corduroy and activities that are great for babies and toddlers inspired by the book. 

We will also be hosting a teddybear sleepover! Bring your...

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Corduroy Storytime

Falun Dafa Exercise & Meditation Class

Thu, Mar 21   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning yoga and meditation

Join us for the practice of mediation and exercise. Increases energy  vitatlity. Eliminate stress, enjoy peace of mind. 

Truthfulness, compassion, and exercise. www.falundafa.org

Every Thursday, from 12:30 - 1:30 PM from...

Falun Dafa Exercise & Meditation Class

One on One

Thu, Mar 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet?  No time to attend a formal class?  Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance

We provide help with:

...

One on One

Chess Workshop

Thu, Mar 21   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school chess workshop kids explore

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:30pm- 4:30pm.

Chess Workshop

“Library Lab: Roller Coaster Challenge

Thu, Mar 21   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids after school kids explore

"Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through...

“Library Lab: Roller Coaster Challenge

After School Homework Help

Thu, Mar 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Mar 21   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids after school preschool reading is fundamental

For all children with a library card.  Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up.  Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books.  Ask your Librarian for more information.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Kids and Teens Tech Time

Thu, Mar 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Teens after school video games kids tech time

Do you like video games?  Come to Jamaica Bay Library to try out some new games and play your old favorites.  Hang out with friends and make some new ones in this friendly, competitive environment.  Kids and teens welcome!

Kids and Teens Tech Time

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Mar 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids storytime

Through the Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program, librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book. At the end of each session, every child is given a free copy of one of Mr. Keats' books...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Mar 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids storytime

Through the Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program, librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book. At the end of each session, every child is given a free copy of one of Mr. Keats' books...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

eBooks Basics

Thu, Mar 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults techknowledge

Learn how to download E-books, audio books and more unto your tablet, kindle or iPad. Feel free to bring your own devices!

Session is on a first come, first served basis.

eBooks Basics

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Mar 21   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults adult learning english conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.

ESOL Conversation Group

One-on-One Resume Help

Thu, Mar 21   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults

Looking to improve your resume or create a new one?

Then come to Jamaica Bay Library for a one-on-one resume writing skills workshop, including tips on wording and formatting using Microsoft Word. Make your resume stand out to potential...

One-on-One Resume Help

Storymakers Exhibition Reception

Thu, Mar 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Adults artist talks author talks exhibitions

Join us to celebrate the winners of the Storymakers Award...

...eleven aspiring children’s picture book writers and illustrators ages 18-24 representing diverse voices, selected by Pat Cummings, Laurent Linn, and Donna Mark during a...

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Storymakers Exhibition Reception

MAR
22

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Fri, Mar 22   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years

Join us for a very special play time featuring our very own, generously donated Thomas the Tank Engine Play Set! For all ages. 

Thomas The Tank Engine Play Time

Musical Yoga Storytime

Fri, Mar 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years storytime yoga and meditation

Join us for a storytime for toddlers incorporating live music and yoga! Pick up a free ticket the morning of the program at the children's desk.

Musical Yoga Storytime

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Fri, Mar 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning creative aging

Come to Cortelyou Library at 11AM on Fridays for some adult stress relief coloring for an hour. Colored pencils and coloring books are included.

Adult Stress Relief Coloring

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Mar 22   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults support groups

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Overeaters Anonymous

Creative Writing for Kids

Fri, Mar 22   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids after school creative writing

NY Writers Coalition (NYWC) invites you to write and share your story in this one-of-a-kind creative writing workshop. Participants discover the power of their own stories, gain confidence and a stronger sense of self and become part of a...

Creative Writing for Kids

DIY Friday!

Fri, Mar 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens diy teen time

Make jewelry, duct tape creations, origami, blackout poetry and more with other teens.

All teens in 6th grade and up welcome! 

DIY Friday!

Build with LEGO

Fri, Mar 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids after school build with lego

Release your inner engineer and build amazing creations with LEGO at the library!

Build with LEGO

Teen Time: Songwriting Studio

Fri, Mar 22   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens creative writing music teen time

We are partnering with Community Word Project to offer a songwriting workshop to promote the 2019 Teen Writing Contest & Ned Vizzini Teen Writing Prize. Teens will examine the craft of songwriting through the use of poetry, percussion,...

Teen Time: Songwriting Studio

MAR
23

Story and Play

Sat, Mar 23   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime

Hear wonderful stories, play with toys and make new friends at this fun and informal program.

Story and Play

Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshop

Sat, Mar 23   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Adults creative writing nannies fairy tales writing workshops writing workshop

Brooklyn Public Library invites nannies to participate in a dynamic eight-week FREE writing workshop where you can develop your writing skills and create an original story.

A certificate of completion and copies of your final work will be...

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Nannies' Fairy Tales Writing Workshop

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Mar 23   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Mar 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years preschool ready set kindergarten

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories  & activities designed to encourage the development of  early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science,  & math through music, stories, art, & play will...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

After School Homework Help

Sat, Mar 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

After School Homework Help

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Mar 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten stem & steam

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science & math through music, stories, art & play will help you and your...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Sat, Mar 23   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids preschool reading is fundamental

For all children with a library card.  Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up.  Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books.  Ask your Librarian for more information.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Kids Tech Time: Hack Minecraft Workshop

Sat, Mar 23   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids computer programming kids tech time

Become a master builder in Minecraft with this five-part workshop series. Learn to code using Python and Raspberry Pi's to construct huge buildings in seconds, build forests and cities instantly and learn to teleport in the Minecraft...

Kids Tech Time: Hack Minecraft Workshop

Sahaja Yoga Meditation Group

Sat, Mar 23   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning yoga and meditation

Join us for an hour of Sahaja Yoga and Meditation.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation Group

Friends Group Books & Crafts Sale

Sat, Mar 23   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults friends of the library

Please Come Support Our Friends Group

Friends Group Books & Crafts Sale

Chess Workshop

Sat, Mar 23   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Learn how to play, or improve your game, with help from our chess instructor!

Chess Workshop

Creative Kids and Teens Storytelling Workshop

Sat, Mar 23   2:45 pm to 3:45 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens creative writing teen time

A one-hour storytelling workshop that will inspire young writers! Participants will be given fun writing prompts and have an opportunity to share their writing with the group. For ages 8 and up. Facilitating the workshop is Roohi...

Creative Kids and Teens Storytelling Workshop

Beanstalk Storytime

Sat, Mar 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years spanish storytime

Enjoy this storytime in French and Spanish from Brooklyn Beanstalk. Ages 1-8.

Cancelled
Beanstalk Storytime

MAR
25

Tax Help

Mon, Mar 25   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults finance tax help

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation assistance to families who earn $70,000 or less and individuals who earn $35,000 or less. This includes persons with disabilities, seniors and limited English speaking...

Tax Help

Build with Duplo

Mon, Mar 25   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Music and free play with Lego DUPLOs and other toys. For children 0 to 5 years old. 

Build with Duplo

Resume & Career Help

Mon, Mar 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults adult learning career resume

Need help with your resume? Meet with our trained reviewer to get assistance with editing and advice for your job search.

Please bring a draft of your resume with you, or a list of your work history and education. This is a one-on-one...
Resume & Career Help

Computer Basics

Mon, Mar 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults computer basics techknowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the...

Computer Basics

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Mar 25   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults health and wellness fitness

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Movies @ the Library: A Star Is Born

Mon, Mar 25   1:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Cortelyou Library

Adults movies movies at the library

A musician helps a young singer find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.

Movies @ the Library: A Star Is Born

Ask a Tech

Mon, Mar 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Adults adult learning techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet?  No time to attend a formal class?  Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance

We provide help with:

...

Ask a Tech

After School Homework Help

Mon, Mar 25   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids homework help

Cortelyou Library supports young learners with free after-school homework help provided by trained volunteers. 

Cancelled
After School Homework Help

Preschool Story&Craft

Mon, Mar 25   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Kids

Come to our program to lister to the story, make a simple craft and meet  new friends.

Preschool Story&Craft

Teen Gaming and Anime Club

Mon, Mar 25   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

Teens

Teens, join us for analog games (board games, card games, RPGs) and anime!

Every Monday at 4 PM in the Youth Wing.

Games include Magic: The Gathering, Exploding Kittens, Machi Koro, Sushi Go!, Munchkin, Dungeons and...

Teen Gaming and Anime Club

LEGO Mindstorms

Mon, Mar 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Teens lego robotics techknowledge

Tweens and teens - join us to help build and program a robot in the library! For ages 9 and up! 

LEGO Mindstorms

Game On!

Mon, Mar 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Kids game on! table-top & board games

Jenga, Sorry, Uno, Dominoes, Trouble, Monopoly, Scrabble, card games, Battleship and many more at the library - come play with friends and have a blast!

Game On!

Resume Editing Help

Mon, Mar 25   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 5

Adults career resume

Need assistance perfecting your resume or cover letter to make it look and sound just right? Our volunteer Resume Coach is here to help. Please bring a draft of your resume or cover letter with you.

This is a one-on-one service; ...

Resume Editing Help

MAR
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Toddler Time

Tue, Mar 26   10:30 am to 11:45 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Story time for toddlers 18 months to 3 years. Come and enjoy books, finger plays, songs and toy time. 

Toddler Time

Stomp, Clap & Sing: Jam with Jamie and Friends

Tue, Mar 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years live music

Jam with Jamie and Friends

Get ready for a serious jam session that will get everyone up and dancing! Jam with Jamie and Friends come armed with guitar and bubbles, ready to jam out to traditional children's songs, rock n' roll oldies,...

Stomp, Clap & Sing: Jam with Jamie and Friends

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